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UMass Boston- Camp Shriver’s Ideals Expand to Kenya

Camp Shriver at UMass Boston is attracting international attention: Already a national model for inclusive recreational programming, Camp Shriver is now serving as an international model as countries across the globe strive to support the inclusion of individuals with disabilities. On July 27 and 28, Peter Bukhala of Kenya, a Special Olympics Eunice Kennedy Shriver Fellow, will visit Camp Shriver to learn about its inclusive practices and ways in which similar practices can be implemented in his home country, where there are little opportunities for inclusion. Upon his return to Kenya, Mr. Bukhala will work in coordination with Kenyatta University to implement an inclusive camp for children with and without disabilities. More... 

7/27/09